Supporting Autistic People to Breastfeed

Supporting Autistic People to Breastfeed

LCGB are delighted to announce an open access conversation with #ActuallyAutistic researcher Dr Aimee Grant. We will be celebrating and supporting neurodiverse families, communities and lactation supporters. We'll be talking about: How to use respectful, accurate language How to support neurodiverse children and parents Breastfeeding experiences of neurodiverse parents How to care for yourself while working as a lactation advocate if you identify as neurodiverse How we're moving away from a medical model of Autism And... the positive stories and experiences of being Autistic The session also includes resources and materials written and curated by Autistic parents and researchers. 
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Red Flags for Breastfeeding Supporters

Red Flags for Breastfeeding Supporters

How do breastfeeding helpers distinguish between harmless temporary issues during lactation and signs and symptoms of serious conditions that require immediate referral to a health professional? This presentation illustrates maternal and infant “red flags” and helps differentiate those that are transient from those that may become dangerous. It will be of interest to IBCLCs, aspiring IBCLCs, midwives, health visitors, neonatal nurses, doctors, breastfeeding counsellors and peer supporters, all those working with families and babies.
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A History of Positioning and Attachment – Updated

A History of Positioning and Attachment – Updated

This original recording uses historical theory and practice to develop excellence in evidence based practice for all those supporting breastfeeding and babies. A chronological analysis of recommended approaches to positioning and attachment during the newborn period. A research-based summary that clarifies which approaches make early breastfeeding easier, which make it more difficult, and why. Includes the information needed to implement a simplified breastfeeding initiation strategy designed to reduce the incidence of the 3 most common early problems, as well as details about online resources freely available to families. It will be of interest to IBCLCs, aspiring IBCLCs, midwives, health visitors,…
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Differential Diagnosis

Differential Diagnosis

Creating a Differential Diagnosis — What it is, why it’s important, why it’s not unethical for LCs to do, and how to do it. (And why an “Assessment” without a differential IS what’s forbidden). This talk will address the basic steps of creating a differential diagnosis and plan of action. We will look at how this process totally fits within the LC’s ethical obligations—indeed, how creating a differential diagnosis protects you from making a diagnosis and will improve your communication and relationships with doctors. We are offering free access to this presentation (first released as part of our Virtual Conference…
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LCGB Hybrid Conference                                           18th-19th September 2024                                                                                                    Bookings being taken via link below

LCGB Hybrid Conference 18th-19th September 2024 Bookings being taken via link below

LCGB is once more bringing you absorbing presentations in-person over two days, with the opportunity to network and talk with the speakers. The presentations will be also be live-streamed and recorded, available to all delegates on-line and with poster presentations. available after the event. FOR FULL DETAILS AND TO BOOK, FOLLOW THIS BOOKING LINK https://lcgb.org/events/#!event-list This event will be of particular interest to IBCLCs, aspiring IBCLCs, midwives, health visitors, neonatal nurses, doctors, breastfeeding counsellors and peer supporters, all those working with families and babies. TICKETS NOW ON SALE - discounts for members, NHS employees and groups of 6+ online Scholarships…
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